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post #1 of 9
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Hello so i got this cpu running at 3950 @ 1.480 while i can and did more but because people told me above 1.5 is bad for my motherboard i dint not do that yet

but i have a question i have this 200$ motherboard and it cant even go higher then 1.5? that make no sense

what do u guys think? go aboce 1.5 or stay below?
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post #2 of 9
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also the voltage wont go higher then 1.5 ( i set it to 1.535 orsometing atm) and in h/w monitor inside bios it says its still at 1.488
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post #3 of 9
I'd say stay below. The voltage limit is determined by the cpu, not the motherboard. If you set the voltage too high, your cpu will eventually destroy itself, no matter how good your motherboard is.
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post #4 of 9
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yea but isnt 1.55 save?
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post #5 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joell28 View Post
yea but isnt 1.55 save?
I'm not sure about your processor. The limit varies depending on what cpu you have. You should be able to find that limit on AMD's site on your processor's spec sheets, I believe.
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joell28 View Post
yea but isnt 1.55 save?
Everyone is telling you to stay below 1.5. Is 1.55 greater or less than 1.5? Think about it.
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post #7 of 9
Most recommend 1.45 for 24/7 safe voltage. Some people run higher of course, 1.5v would possibly be ok, but that will degrade the CPU faster, and anything above that is more for benching/suicide runs, and not good for daily usage.

If you're running into OC voltage limits, then its probably your CPU or OC'ing method
post #8 of 9
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alright il stay below and keep my cpu on 3940 il just oc the nb then^^

max volt for cpu-nb?
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post #9 of 9
The maximum safe voltage is 1.55v, you won't see much of a difference between 1.45v or 1.55v, because it's still going to last years.
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